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1 ANTHROPOLOGICAL PAPERS #33-42 Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology - Bulletin 151
Washington, D C United States Government Printing Office 1953 Softcover Very Good+  
This is a paper covered book. The binding is tight, the covers and interior pages are very clean. There are no marks or writing. There are creases on the rear bottom corner. This book has been well cared for. ; 8vo; 515 pages  
Price: 48.00 USD
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2 HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE Volume XXIX June to November, 1864
New York, NY Harper & Brothers Publishers 1864 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in leather and cloth containing five months from June through November bound in book form. Most notable contents include a two part article titled 'A Tour Through Arizona' focusing on Native Americans and the serial by Dickens, Our Mutual Friend - 16 chapters of Book 1 and 3 chapters of Book 2. Illustrated with an engraving of Dickens and occasional wood engravings in black and white. There are multiple contributions by Tennyson, A. Trollope, Charles Nordoff, Mary E. Dodge and single contributions by Francis Parkman, Thackeray and many more authors. Articles: Civil War updates, Winemaking in California, Chinese slaves, Military Hospitals at Fortress Monroe, Homoeopathy, Coal and Coal Mining, Australia adventure, Diamond Mines, stories, poems, cartoons, humor, current events, literary notices, fashion. The binding is tight, 3/4 dark brown leather and matching sturdy cloth, raised bands, Harper's Magazine in gilt on the spine. There is some wear to some corners and the start of separation at the top of the rear hinge. There are no marks and no writings. Foxed end papers. Occasional Foxing on pages. There are a few closed tears on the end papers now repaired with archival tissue paper. There is one or two small chips on the pages of the book. There are 824 pages. All illustrations are in black and white. ; 8vo 
Price: 55.00 USD
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3 THE FOURTEENTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE INDIAN RIGHTS ASSOCIATION For the Year Ending December 15, 1896
Philadelphia, PA Office Of The Indian Rights Association 1897 First Edition Hardcover 
This is an ex-library hardcover book published in 1897. There is a blue cloth cover with some wear to the corners and two library marks. There is a library stamp on the end pages, more indicators on the interior. The book is generally clean of smudges and there are no tears. The pages are clean. Reading copy. ; 8vo; 97 pages 
Price: 33.00 USD
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4 Brown, Vinson and Douglas Andrews POMO INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA AND THEIR NEIGHBORS
Happy Camp, CA Naturegraph Publishers 1969 0911010300 / 9780911010305 First Edition Softcover Near Fine  
This is a small softcover book with a pocket for a map which is present. This is Volume 1 of the American Indian Map-book series. The book is illlustrated in black and white drawings. And photographs. The map is in color. The book is tight, bright, and very clean. There is a part of a sentence on the back cover that is underlined - a reference to the basketry of the Pomos being (probably) the best ever produced by man. . The condition of the map is excellent. It is folded into six panels. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.50 USD
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5 Cardenal, Ernesto LOS OVNIS DE ORO Golden Ufos
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press 1992 0253206774 / 9780253206770 First Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
Near fine softcover book of 433 pages. Indian poems. Side by side Spanish-English. Very clean, bright, crisp. ; 8vo  
Price: 18.00 USD
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6 Curtin, Jeremiah SENECA INDIAN MYTHS
New York, NY E. P. Dutton & Company 1923 Hardcover Very Good-  
This is a first edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book has some corner wear and the gilt for the title on the front cover and spine is fading. The front free end paper has been removed. The book is generally clean and there are no marks or writing. There is a Glossary of names and words. The book looks very presentable in its acetate see-through, removable cover. ; 8vo; 516 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Graham, Colonel W. A. and Dustin, Fred THE CUSTER MYTH A Source Book of Custeriana
New York, NY Bonanza Books 1953 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket  
This is the revised edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, is very clean, and is without marks or writing. Photo illustrated. The unclipped dust jacket has a residue of a small rectangle where a price sticker was removed - it's on the inside flap of the jacket below the original price which has been struck out. There is minimal wear and the jacket is now protected in a see-through, removablet mylar cover. ; 4to; 413 pages  
Price: 24.00 USD
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8 Hann, John H. (Editor) MISSIONS TO THE CALUSA Introduction by William H. Marquardt
Gainesville, FL University Of Florida Press 1991 0813010756 / 9780813010755 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket and still carefully shrink-wrappe d. As new. Because of the shrink wrap I am assuming that the book is the first edition published in 1991 Tight bright crisp and clean. Gift condition.; Small 4to; 460 pages 
Price: 37.00 USD
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9 Harkins, Lee F. AUTOGRAPHED LETTER FROM LEE HARKINS, CHOCTAW INDIAN, TO JOHN COLLECTOR JOHN BRAECKLEIN. COLLECTOR
. 1945 First Edition . Signed by Author & Illustrator
This item is a two page letter from Lee F. Harkins of Tulsa to John Braeklein, an architect from New York with ties to Kansas who was a collector of Indian artifacts. The printed letterhead of Harkins reads; Lee F. Harkins | Enrolled Choctaw Indian | Student of Indian Life and Lore | Tulsa, Oklahoma. The letter is dated February 12, 1945. Harkins had visited Braeklein and this follow-up included gratitude and comments about what was seen, discussed, and purchased - leggins (sic) , needlework, plus reference to a book, some magizines, coins, relics. . There was reference to Braecklein going to Oklahoma - Harkin tells him that the train ticket is $11.33 and would take about five hours. There is reference to a Spiro collection. This letter was pasted in an album so they come with the album backing paper. The stationery has a decorative border in a reddish orange and maroon ink and seems to be designed with an Indian design that is very small, but the arrow in the design confirms it. There is an interesting seal above Harkins hand written signature ... Harkins asks Bracklein if he has connections to the Heye Foundation in New York City and states that the seal "is the great Choctaw seal used for patents to millions of acres when allotted to my people". It is similar to a notary seal - embossed, circular, without color. Condition of the letter: It is obvious that the paper behind the letter is not acid free, however, there is no foxing, only a slight darkening mostly at the top of the page. Clean. There ar some rough edges at the top of the letter and a chip of the backing paper. These two pages will be packaged flat and carefully protected. ; 8vo; Signed by Author & Illustrator 
Price: 58.00 USD
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10 Hewett, Edgar L. THE CHACO CANYON AND ITS MONUMENTS
Albuequerque. NM The Unviversity Of New Mexico 1936 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket  
Ex-library book in hardcover with fine contents after table of contents. The exterior of the book has no markings and is in a deep blue cloth cover with gilt design and titles. The front end paper and table of contents have modest library markings. There is a library stamp on the bottom edges. The contents are very clean and appear to be un-referenced. ; 8vo  
Price: 75.00 USD
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11 Hunsaker, Joyce Badgley SACAGAWEA SPEAKS Beyond the Shining Mountains with Lewis & Clark
Guilford, CT Twodot 2001 1585920797 / 9781585920792 First Edition Hardcover; First Printing Fine in Fine dust jacket  
This is a fine book in a fine condition hardcover book. Tight, bright, clean book. No marks or wiritng. Unclilpped dust jacket - crisp and shiny clean.. No tears or chips. Gift condition. Carefully researched, the author provides a first person narrative, timeline, excerpts of the Lewis & Clark journals, quotes, artifact photos, and a guide to Shoshani vocabulary. ; Oblong Small 4to; 151 pages  
Price: 25.00 USD
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12 Johnson, Tim (editor) SPIRIT CAPTURE Photographs from the National Museum of the American Indian
Washington, D. C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1998 1560987650 / 9781560987659 Softcover Near Fine  
This is a softcover book without a dust jacket. Tight, bright, crisp, and very clean without marks or writings. There is a hint of corner curl on the front cover. ; 4to; 205 pages  
Price: 23.00 USD
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13 Le Duc, William G. (Letter) and Hughes, Thomas (Book) ALS AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED BY WILLIAM G. LEDUC AND THE Book OLD TRAVERSE DES SIOUX
St. Peter, MN Herald Publishing Company 1929 First Edition Softcover 
SIGNED. This item is a combination of a signed letter-note by Le Duc, plus a book containing chapters written by LeDuc. The author and compiler of the book was Thomas Hughes) . This ALS of (Brigadier General) William G. Le Duc is separate from the book, but came with the book. Part 5 of the book contains an account of the negotiations and treating signing at the Old Traverse de Sioux by LeDuc. He was in attendance at the 1851 Treaty. An account of it was included in a series of books that Le Duc compiled and published in 1851/2/ 3 - the Minnesota Handbook. The letter is dated in 1913. It contains a request from Theodore G. Carter of St. Peter, MN. Both had served in the Civil War. Carter asked Le Duc to help locate a copy of the 1852 Minnesota Yearbook edition. Le Duc replied on the reverse side of the request in pencil. He wrote one paragraph stating that it would be impossible (in spite of an offer to lure an owner of the yearbook into a trade for a first edition of Captain Cooks Journal of a Last Voyage. LeDuc signed his note, then added a paragraph stating that he found several copies of the 1853 edition would send one. He also writes that a map of the Minnesota River was made from a survey LeDuc made on the deck of the Yankton in July of 1850. The request letter was addressed to Le Duc at his address in Hastings, MN. Le Duc was, during his lifetime, a lawyer, bookseller, publisher, historian-compiler, bridge and railway developer, town planner, miller, Quartermaster/Brigadier General in the Civil War, friend of Sherman and was with Sherman in Atlanta and spent many years as U. S. Commissioner of Agriculture appointed by President Hayes. He was recognized as a humanitarian for efforts and negotiations during the Atlanta and Georgia campaign. The letter is on letter size paper with one horizontal and two vertical fold marks. The paper is toned, There is a Carter signature in ink. Le Duc's penciled reply takes up 1/3 of the paper on the reverse. The book cover is paper stock and shows some wear. There is corner wear and the bottom rear corner is chipped as is the rear blank page. The front blank paper is missing the bottom edge for about one inch. There is a missing corner to the frontispiece which is in color. There are about five more pages with the lower corners missing. The interior pages are clean. Line drawings, map, and half tone portrait photographs. (Letter signed by Le Duc. ); 8vo; 178 pages 
Price: 255.00 USD
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14 Mathews, John Joseph WAH'KON-TAH The Osage and the White Man's Road
Norman, OK Univ Of Oklahoma Press 1932 First Edition Hardcover 
This is a First Edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tight binding, strong hinges, clean covers, but with light bumping to the corners and top and bottom of the spine. The interior is very clean except for a trace of pencil erasure on the pictorial end papers. The pages are clean. Illustrated throughout and with a fold-out map. There are no other marks or writing except for a former bookseller small label on the rear pasted down end paper. The unclipped dust jacket has some vertical creased as if the jacket was removed and folded. There is some edge wear. ; 359 pages  
Price: 19.50 USD
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15 Newcomb, Franc Johnson NAVAHO FOLK TALES
Santa Fe, NM Museum Of Navaho Ceremonial Art Inc. 1967 Hardcover 
This is a Signed First Edition hardcover book without a dust jacket. The book is well read with some finger smudges in various places throughout the book. It is little special because of the signature. The binding is tight, there is a touch of spotting to the cover. There are two former owner names on the front pasted down end paper. The signature of Newcomb is on the front free end paper. The covers are pictorial and are now protected in a see-through, removable acetate cover which makes the book look quite crisp and shiny. There are black and white and some color illustrations throughout the book. ; Drawings; 8vo; 203 pages; Signed by Author  
Price: 35.00 USD
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INDIAN HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, AND GENEALOGY: PERTAINING TO THE GOOD SACHEM MASSASOIT OF THE WAMPANOAG TRIBE, AND HIS DESCENDANTS WITH AN APPENDIX., Pierce, Ebenezer W.
16 Pierce, Ebenezer W. INDIAN HISTORY, BIOGRAPHY, AND GENEALOGY: PERTAINING TO THE GOOD SACHEM MASSASOIT OF THE WAMPANOAG TRIBE, AND HIS DESCENDANTS WITH AN APPENDIX.
North Abingdon, MA Zerviah Gould Mitchell 1878 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ 
This is a hardcover book published in 1878 by Zerviah Gould Mitchell in Massachusetts. The binding is a blindstamped dark brown cloth with faded gilt title on the spine and simulated book bands across the spine. Both interior hinges carefully reinforced without the use of tape. The corners are straight. The covers are clean and though dark in color are bright with smudging or soil. No spine chips, but with very light fraying. Original end papers with former owner name in ink. Clean pages throughout. Preface, Table of Contents, an index for Portraits and Other Illustrations contained in the book, Content, Genealogy, Appendix, List of Subscribers. Illustrations are line engravings. All plates are present. Collation on request. ; Small 8vo; 261 pages 
Price: 725.00 USD
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17 Powers, William K. WAR DANCE Plains Indian Musical Performance
Tucson, AZ The University Of Arizona 1990 0816513651 / 9780816513659 Second Edition Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket  
TIght, bright, clean soft cover book is near fine condition. Tiny start of curl at corners - though this book barely read, if at all. Scholarly work with notes, bibliography, index, photographs, music text. ; 8vo  
Price: 14.50 USD
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18 Pugh, Ellen Brave His Soul The Story of Prince Madog of Wales and His Discovery of America in 1170
New York, NY Dodd, Mead & Company 1970 0396061907 / 9780396061908 Hardcover 
This is a hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book would be near fine except for a former owner name neatly written on the inside end paper under the dust jacket fold-over. There are no other marks or writing and the pages are very clean. The unclipped dust jacket is clean, but with some edge and corner wear. ; 8vo; 144 pages 
Price: 23.00 USD
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19 Rosenblatt, Judith (editor) INDIANS IN MINNESOTA
Minneapolis, MN University Of Minnesota Press 1985 0816613575 / 9780816613571 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket  
Fine, tight, bright, crisp softcover book. Appears to be unread. 326 pages. ; 8vo  
Price: 15.50 USD
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20 Stegner, Wallace MARKING THE SPARROW'S FALL Wallace Stegner's American West
New York, NY Henry Holt And Company/A John MacRae Book 1998 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket  
This is a first edition hardcover book in a dust jacket. The book has a tiny bump at the upper front corner and the delicate parts of the spine curve in slightly at the top and bottom. The book is remarkably clean and crisp. The unclipped dust jacket is equally clean and crisp and is wrapped in a see-through, removable mylar jacket protector. Edited and prefaced by Page Stegner, his son. Includes fifteen previously unpublished essays by Wallace Stegner.; 8vo  
Price: 19.00 USD
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